About the Show
Kelsey Grammer stars as Chicago Mayor Tom Kane in the political drama series for which he won a Golden Globe award
Series 2 Summary
The Chicago-set political drama starring Kelsey Grammer as Mayor Tom Kane returns for a second series.
Episode 1 - Louder Than Words
Tom Kane cements his mayoral legacy with a lavish ceremony to celebrate the ground-breaking for the new modernised O'Hare Airport terminals
Episode 2 - Through and Through
Kane uses a tragedy in his personal life to further his political agenda. He also tries to heal his fractured inner circle by poaching Mona Fredricks, the senior aide of his nemesis.
Episode 3 - Ablution
Kane grows increasingly infatuated with his new senior aide, Mona Fredricks, allowing himself to get swept up in her passion for the subsidised housing project
Episode 4 - Redemption
Kane makes a turn towards a new way of doing things when he extricates the housing project from the corruption that plagues the city. Young aide Ian Todd does his best to hide a troubling secret.
Episode 5 - Mania
Kane orders a corruption sweep and arrests several members of his own political machine. Kitty crushes Zajac's campaign just as it experiences an upswing.
Episode 6 - Backflash
Kane's moves with the housing project escalate the situation from a state of unrest to rioting and looting
Episode 7 - The Conversation
Kane's alternative treatment seems to have worked and he is back in control of the city. Meredith moves decisively into her role as Chicago's First Lady.
Episode 8 - Consequence
Kane keeps the city from bankruptcy by forming alliances with long-time enemies on the council but must decide whether he is prepared to make concessions that could weaken his political machine
Episode 9 - Clinch
Chicago is bankrupt and a team of receivers pour in to take control. But losing his power isn't the biggest danger to Kane, as various enemies are threatening to expose his illness and corruption.
Episode 10 - True Enough
Kane's mental faculties deteriorate to a new low, and Sentinel editor Sam Miller gets ready to break a story that will destroy him